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Diseases and Disorders

Featured stories about diseases and disorders, exports and marketing appear in this issue.

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Tree Fruit Day in Olympia

March 1st, 2012|0 Comments

Hort president David Douglas, left, and Jennifer Armen discussed tree fruit interests with Senator Linda Evans-Parlette in her Olympia office. Jim Black Thirty tree fruit

B.C. growers propose apple agency

March 1st, 2012|0 Comments

Kirpal Boparai, president of the B.C. Fruit Growers' Association, says his priority is to get money into growers’ pockets. Terry Edwards British Columbia, Canada, apple

New pesticide safety guide released

March 1st, 2012|0 Comments

Many practical ideas to solve everyday problems with pesticide handling have been invented and used by growers throughout Washington State. The Pacific Northwest Agricultural Safety

Parallel PEAKS

March 1st, 2012|0 Comments

Orchardist John McQuaig hopes hisbook will help people hold onto their dreams and keep heading upward in their business pursuits. Geraldine Warner Entrepreneur, orchardist, and

Reduced risk?

March 1st, 2012|0 Comments

A three-year study just completed in Michigan apple orchards showed that reduced-risk pesticides—which growers are now adopting—are more damaging to the functional ecology of the

WSU recruiting

March 1st, 2012|0 Comments

Washington State University is beginning the hiring process for two new endowed position supported by the special assessment that apple and pear growers will begin paying